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Local beach receives positive water test, reopens

August 5, 2018

LITTLE COMPTON, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island beach has satisfactory water quality reports and has reopened.

Officials at the Rhode Island Department of Health said Saturday that Goosewing Beach in Little Compton is open for swimming after receiving positive test results.

The beach was closed to swimmers following rainfall earlier in the week. Weekly water sample results on Wednesday revealed elevated bacteria levels.

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